Friday 2 August 1912
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bela Szigeti and Ann Dvorak [McKim].
The Portrait of Lady Anne, directed by Not Specified, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 August 1912
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Which were the important events of 2 August 1912 ?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Ann Dvorak [McKim]: NYC, New York -- Actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface).
- Bela Szigeti: Theoretical physicist.
- Vladimir Zerjavic: Croatian statistician (d. 2001).
- Gwen Plumb: Australian actress and comedienne who began her career in 1931 as a member of Gwen Meridith's Drama Club.
- Palle Huld: Danish actor (Born 1912).
- Håkon Stenstadvold: Norwegian painter illustrator and critic (d. 1977).
- Vladimir Žerjavić: Croatian economist and author (d. 2001).
- 18th US Golf Open: John McDermott shoots a 294 at Country Club - Buffalo, New York
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- A Girl Like Me - Elizabeth Wheeler & Lyric Quartet
- Martha - Quartetto Nocturno (Good Night Quartet) - Enrico Caruso & Frances Alda & Marcel Journet